Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 290 Clinical Affiliation II

8 credits
Full-time clinical affiliation to develop and refine practical application of PTA skills under the supervision of an on-site clinical instructor.

Prerequisites: PTA 190 , PTA 215 , and PTA 255  

Corequisites: PTA 235 , PTA 256 , and PTA 280  

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Within the physical therapist’s plan of care, safely and consistently perform selected physical therapy interventions and associated data collection techniques with limited skill proficiency for simple patient conditions, tasks, and care environments under the direction and supervision of the clinical instructor less than 25% of the time and using a minimal expenditure of time and effort
  • Within the physical therapist’s plan of care, safely and consistently perform selected physical therapy interventions and associated data collection techniques for complex patient conditions, tasks, and care environments under the direction and supervision of the clinical instructor 25-50% of the time, demonstrating developing proficiency, and using a minimal expenditure of time and effort
  • In a timely manner with occasional guidance, perform accurate and relevant documentation and communication with the physical therapist regarding all aspects of patient treatment and patient response to physical therapy interventions
  • Communicate effectively with patient/clients, family members, caregivers, practioners and/or inter-professional team members.
  • Use resources and equipment within a physical therapy setting in an efficient and effective manner 100% of the time, with direct supervision from the clinical instructor 50%-75% of the time
  • Demonstrate consistency and proficiency of clinical problem solving with simple tasks and require only occasional cueing for more complex patient conditions and situations
  • Use self-assessment skills and develop plans to improve knowledge, skills, and behaviors 100% of the time, with guidance of the clinical instructor less than 25% of the time
  • Adapt delivery of physical therapy services with consideration for patients’ differences, values, preferences, and needs with minimal guidance from the clinical instructor
  • When working with new or complex situations, perform in a manner consistent with established legal standards, standards of the profession, and ethical guidelines 100% of the time, with guidance from the clinical instructor less than 25% of the time
  • Demonstrate expected clinical behaviors in a professional manner with simple and complex patient conditions and situations 
  • Consistently perform in a safe manner that minimizes the risk to patient, self, and others in situations that involve patients with simple or complex conditions and care environments and seek consultation or assistance as appropriate